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Rail Tours in Hungary

Hungary – Train Tours and Budapest

Hungary's capital and star attraction lies between the Buda Hills and the Great Plain. Budapest is justly famous for its World Heritage architecture and thriving arts scene but there is much more to Hungary than its capital. Seeing Hungary by train offers the opportunity to see Esztergom, the shores of the Danube and the traditional skills of rural Hungarians. Crossing the Great Plain of Hungary by train also offers humbling views of a vast continental landscape.

As well as seeing Hungary by train Great Rail Journeys also offer cruises along the Danube which take in Austria and Slovakia.

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Grand Imperial Cities 2015

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Fascinating grand imperial cities and high-speed intercity train journeys showcase the turbulent history of Central Europe. Discover what turned these former Habsburg and Prussian cities into four of Europe's greatest destinations.

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Grand Imperial Cities in Spring 2016

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Fascinating grand imperial cities and high-speed intercity train journeys showcase the turbulent history of Central Europe. Discover what turned these former Habsburg and Prussian cities into four of Europe's greatest destinations.

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Classic Danube Cruise 2015

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At every bend our spectacular Danube cruise reveals new surprises - imposing fortresses, vine-laden hillsides and alluring forests. Explore four distinctive countries aboard our cruise ship and experience the Danube's harmonious blend of natural and cultural beauty with tours of the great Imperial cities, Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest.

Imperial Cities Fly:Rail 2015

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Embark on a voyage around three of Europe's most fascinating capital cities. From the brooding charm and Gothic allure of Budapest and the easy elegance and unsullied medieval relics of Vienna to the stunning architecture and unique, striking beauty of Prague, we discover the heart of central Europe on this insightful and captivating tour.

Luxury Danube Cruise 2016

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Enjoy a champagne reception at St Pancras before setting off on a fabulous cruise along the queen of Europe's rivers. Our varied included excursion programme allows us to admire the magnificent cities of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, visit the dynamic capitals of Vienna and Budapest, and cruise through the scenic Wachau Valley.

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Premium Danube Cruise 2015

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What a civilised way to visit the magnificent cities of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. We join our luxurious ship for a gentle cruise along the queen of Europe's rivers, visiting the dynamic capitals of Vienna and Budapest and through the scenic Wachau Valley.

The Glorious Danube 2015

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Discover the rich history and varied cultures of four different countries on this magnificent cruise. From the comfortable MV A-Rosa Donna, we cruise through the majesty of the Wachau Valley and the beauty of the Danube Bend, taking in imposing abbeys, mighty imperial cities and the idyllic wine towns that line the River Danube's banks.

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Touring Hungary by Train - Traveller's Notes

When you see Hungary by train be prepared to find a country full of surprises.  Everyone knows that Budapest was formed by the joining of two previous cities, Buda and Pest, but the much older city of Óbuda was there long before either of the others and served as the capital of Aquincum, province of the Roman Empire.

Crossing Hungary by train you might notice that the Hungarians do not toast when they drink. From a country with one of the strongest drinking cultures in Europe this is very odd.

Please call 01904 521 936 for more information about touring Hungary by train.

Capital City:Budapest
Currency:Hungarian Forint
Electricity:European adaptor required
Famous for:Franz Liszt, Budapest and the Rubik’s Cube
Language:Hungarian
Population:10 million
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